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  • Heroin Abuse Bill Establishes Federal Funding For Inpatient Care

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is cosponsoring legislation that would establish a federal grant program to fund inpatient treatment for heroin abuse. The bill is a response to a high rate of heroin overdose deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country that...
  • Edinburgh Theater Review: 'The Trial of Jane Fonda' Starring Anne Archer

    Anyone with an eye on the Middle East this summer will recognize the importance of dialogue and mediation. That seems to have been something implicitly understood by Jane Fonda in 1988 when the filming of romantic drama "Stanley & Iris" was threatened...
  • What About Another Science Center?

    Are the parents of inner-city children from Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury going to take the time and expense to bring their children to the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford? I doubt it. Instead of pumping millions of dollars into the Science...
  • Store Worker Shot At Close Range During Waterbury Robbery Dies

    Store Worker Shot At Close Range During Waterbury Robbery Dies
    WATERBURY — Tony Dupre shot convenience store employee David Shand point-blank on July 20, without warning and for no apparent reason, stepping over the bleeding man to grab money from the cash register before leaving, according to police. Shand...
  • Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport

    Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport
    WINDSOR LOCKS — A Waterbury man was charged Monday afternoon when authorities found a non-functioning gun in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint in Bradley International Airport, state police said. Angel Santiago, 32, of Rawley Avenue, was...
  • Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds

    Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds
    What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury-born, avant-garde...
  • Nonprofit Receives $200,000 Grant to Aid Families Of Prisoners

    HARTFORD - When her daughter was incarcerated six years ago, Natalia Perez decided to move to Connecticut from Puerto Rico to take care of her grandchildren. Though their father has custody, Perez's granddaughter and grandson, now 7 and 9 years old,...
  • 'Sovereign Citizen' Learns Stop Signs Apply To Him

    'Sovereign Citizen' Learns Stop Signs Apply To Him
    WATERBURY — A Louisiana man who claims to be a "sovereign citizen," part of a movement whose adherents claim they have no obligation obey the law, pay taxes or even possess a driver's license, found out Tuesday that stop signs apply to everyone....
  • READER SUBMITTED: 2014 Business Women's Forum To Feature CEO Of The Joy Project

    The 32nd annual Business Women's Forum (BWF), Connecticut's longest-running full-day conference for business women, will feature the CEO of The Joy Project, Amanda Gore, as the morning's motivational speaker. Barbara Corcoran of ABC-TV's "Shark Tank" will...
  • New England's Newest Family Waterpark Offers Indoor Play, Lodging

    New England's Newest Family Waterpark Offers Indoor Play, Lodging
    This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
  • New Haven Police Make Arrest In Shooting Investigation

    New Haven Police Make Arrest In Shooting Investigation
    NEW HAVEN – A 22-year old convicted felon was taken into custody Tuesday as the prime suspect in a shooting incident that occurred on Hallock Avenue July 17, 2014. New Haven Police said they responded to a report of shots fired at 23 Hallock Ave....
  • Torrington Man Faces Workers' Compensation Fraud Charges

    TORRINGTON — A local man was charged Tuesday with workers' compensation fraud after he was seen working for a paving company while receiving disability, officials said. Richard Perry Jr., 54, of Linden Street, had received more than $10,000 in...